In your loving hands

Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. Matt 6:25-34

God our Father cares for us!

He really cares for us: for every detail of our lives.

Yet it’s so difficult to totally relax and be at peace, without worrying about anything.

My mind is very busy most of the time, thinking things over, trying to work things out, and…yes….worrying.

Here is a poem I wrote today, reminding myself of God’s loving care for every detail of my life.

In Your Loving Hands


My life is yours…

I am yours…


I do not need to worry



for everything

is in your hands!


I am your child

and I know you love me!

You care about

every detail,

every aspect,

of my life!


I am your child!

You are my father!

You protect me…..

you care for me…..

you are with me…..


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